“THE HEAD” is an upcoming hulu original drama series, a joint venture between Japan and Europe.
Filming for “THE HEAD” took place in in Spain and Iceland, and is scheduled to be distributed in 23 countries. Yamapi plays the role of a Japanese researcher, and is the only Japanese actor in a leading role. The rest of the cast consists of western actors. Yamapi will be speaking in English for this role.
The series will have 6 episodes in total, and will become available on Hulu beginning on June 12th, 2020. Further distribution of the show is planned through HBO Asia and other national distribution platforms.
“THE HEAD” will take place in Antarctica, promising to showcase “extreme survival”. 10 researchers went on a long mission, breaking all contact with the outside world. When some of their colleagues go to the base where the 10 researchers were studying, they are met with disaster. Many have died, and one is missing.